Heads & Chairs: Challenges in Academic Leadership
The Grand Hotel
November 20 - 23, 2013
Expectations of universities and colleges in teaching, research and community involvement are changing and the responsibilities of individual faculty members are also changing. Who is better situated to promote growth in scholarship and personal satisfaction in that pursuit than a dedicated and competent Chair/Head?
Why should I take this course?
This workshop is dedicated to helping Chairs/Heads reflect together on the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of this critical role in every university or college.
Who should attend?
Heads and Chairs of Universities or Colleges.
To consider the dimensions and elements of academic leadership in the context of expectations of leaders, significant changes in academic environment and their impact on individuals and departments.
What you will take with you
Heads and Chairs will develop an understanding of the culture of a University/College and how to lead in times of change.
Sheila Brown, Halifax, NS based consultant specializing in higher education development.
Sheila Devine, Education and Policy Officer with the Office of General Council at Memorial University.
Dieter Schönwetter, Faculty Development Specialist and Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba.
**If accommodations are required, blocks of rooms for CHERD participants with guaranteed rates are available. The block will be available up to 30 days before the start of the programs. Participants can book rooms by calling the venue listed below.
The Grand Hotel, Toronto, Ontario.
For reservations call 1-877-32-GRAND
Other Annual Programs:
- Senior University Administrators Course (SUAC)
- University Management Course (UMC)
- Institute on the Student Experience (ISE)
"I've become the Chair!
What do I do now?"
515 - 181 Freedman Crescent
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V4 Canada